The Benefits Of Using A Medical Expert Part 2

Medical_0004In The Benefits of Using a Medical Expert Witness, Adriana Noton writes:

Medical Expert Witness Separates Fact From Opinion

For specific and complicated injuries, such as a brain injury or spinal cord injury, a medical expert witness specializing in the area will be able to best describe the damage that resulted from the injury and how the injured person will be affected long term. As well, if it is the person being sued, the expertise of a medical expert witness can be used to discredit the claims of the person making the claim. A medical expert witness should be able to distinguish between the presented facts from opinions regarding the medical evidence.

Medical Expert Witness Respected by Peers

An expert medical witness will not only have the qualifications and experience to provide unbiased testimony, but he or she will be able to provide supporting evidence to corroborate the testimony such as research evidence and prior medical cases. They will also be respected members of the medical community which will make them more credible witnesses. Judges will consider whether the expert’s opinion has been reviewed by other peers in the medical community and if the opinion has been accepted by others in his or field.

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